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Freedom certificate of John Carmichael

  • ACC 2021/27
  • Temporary
  • 1782

The Burgess Letter or Freedom Certificate given to John Carmichael upon being made a Freeman of the Borough. This was after an apprenticeship as a bricklayer under Thomas King.

Borough of King's Lynn; 1204-1974; King's Lynn, Norfolk

Freemen and apprentices

The freemen, or burgesses, of King's Lynn owed their special status to a royal charter granted to them by King John in 1204. Newly admitted burgesses were even issued with a certificate which reminded them that they owed their privileges to t...

Oaths and Declarations of Corporate Officers

Has the wording of the oaths officers took and that of the declarations. It also includes how the Mayor making ceremony is conducted. Indicating in what order the Mayor, Recorder and Mayor-elect process and what oaths the Mayor-elect must take. Al...

Freemen and Apprentices

Following a reorganisation of the borough government in 1426, entries recording payments for the admission of freemen occur, from 1429 onwards, on the borough court rolls. Later, lists of freemen admitted are to be found on the court rolls, in the...

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